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    September 5, 2012
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soup. kind of like yesterday. take an umbrella. we have some showers on hd doppler. temperatures in the 70's right now and it is humid. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> good morning. we have one ongoing problem spot. monument street is closed near patterson park. otherwise, the major roadways are checking out ok. down towards the beltway in towards the city. near padonia road, 61 heading south towards the beltway. up to speed on the outer loop west side. 11 minutes in the northeast corner.
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no delays at this early hour. this is 95 near mountain road. things are moving just fine. this is 70 in howard county. traffic is moving fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the first lady brings down the house with her speech on the first night of the democratic national convention. we have live team coverage this morning. jennifer franciotti has a look governor martin o'malley's speech. >> we will begin with hallie jackson. >> democrats came out of the gate with some fierce attacks against mitt romney.
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michelle obama day not mention mitt romney by name. she focused on her husband's story. take a listen. >> governor romney has undergone an extreme makeover. [laughter] and it ain't pretty. we are going to say no! >> we must work like never before and we must come together and stand together for the man we can trust to keep moving this great country forward. my husband, our president, barack obama. >> that was michelle obama
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wrapping up her speech. taking the stage and later tonight, elizabeth warren followed by president clinton. besides and dentists and showcasing a diversity in the party, there was a moment of a military veteran who talked about losing her legs fighting in iraq. we heard from some up and comers in the party. martin o'malley from maryland giving his speech in primetime. >> hallie jackson, thank you. we continue our team coverage with jennifer franciotti. how to the experts think the governor did?
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>> all indications are that he did better than in his 2004 speech. he walked out on stage to a cheering crowd. the governor spoke to the convention telling the crowd that america needs to move forward. >> maryland always chooses to move forward. we understand the progress and the choice. job creation is a choice. whether we move forward or back, this is a choice and that is what this election is all about. >> coming up, we'll hear more of the governor's comments during last night's speech and the great our political analyst is giving the governor for his speech. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. another maryland politicians scheduled to speak, senator
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barbara mikulski is scheduled to speak this evening. she is the longest serving womean in the history of congress. 12 democratic women running for the senate this november. you can download our smart phone app and visit us online at wbaltv.com. >> a grand jury indicts a suspect in the perry hall high school shooting. 15-year-old robert gladden faces nine counts of attempted murder. he intended to shoot and kill nine people, according to documents. daniel borowy was critically wounded and his condition was upgraded to serious last night.
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parents had a chance to grill the principal about what happened that day. most of the questions focused on communication, school security, and how to better flight troubled kids. >> what never was done for him last year -- he came ready for the first day. >> the principal was at the meeting and stressed that students should report any red flags as well. >> yep, orioles in the first block. the hon for october takes on new
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meaning for the o's -- the hunt for october takes on new meaning for the o's. mark reynolds hit another home run as the orioles shut out toronto. and the yankees lost. baltimore and new york are tied for first place in the american league east. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. now that the orioles are in first place, will you be going to more games at camden yards in the final month of the season? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. good luck trying to get a ticket. >> we are showing our oriole spirit. >> we should do this every wednesday.
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>> 77 degrees on tv hill. the nfl season kicks off tonight. >> chances are this isn't the kind of car pool you are a part of. >> this is the belt where at >> this is the belt where at belair road [ male announcer ] with ultra-filtered water
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we have some light rain showers and sprinkles. a specially back into the mountains. a chance for a shower this morning. scattered thunderstorms later today. high temperature of 87. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> for president bill clinton will address the democratic national convention tonight. he is seeing a resurgence of popularity. clout be enough come november? a man puts his car into a pool. he hit the gas instead of the
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break and plunged into a swimming pool. a man was able to pull the driver out before the car sank to the bottom. he had no serious injuries. >> the nfl season begins tonight. the dallas cowboys visit the new york giants. this game was rescheduled to avoid president obama at the democratic national convention. the ravens start their season monday night hosting cincinnati. >> 5:12. 77 degrees on tv hill. the iphone is popular in the tech world. >> we could be seeing scenes
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like this again. >> the roadways are looking very nice. very nice.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. things are looking very nice so far. there is one problem to tell you about. monument street is closed near patterson park. that has been going on for a while. the j.f.x., 54 miles per hour
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heading down towards the city. 67 on 95 in the northwest corner. a live look outside. 95 and mountain road looks good northbound and southbound. this is 70 in howard county and things are moving in just fine as you approached the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we go to kurt kronke with the end tsa. >> good morning. a smooth ride commute on the rails with no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail is on schedule. metro subway also on time. the 35 bus is diverting at monument and patterson park because of the sinkhole. i am kurt kronke. now back to tony pann.
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>> thank you. it is rather disgusting outside. low to mid 70's and it feels like you're walking into a wet sponge. 78 at the airport. we will make it into the upper 80's this afternoon. the atmosphere will create some scattered showers and thunderstorms today. c isremnants of isaaa dragging a front throughout maryland. they will become a thunderstorms this afternoon. not everybody will see the rain. a good idea to take the umbrella. some sprinkles around hunt valley and towson. let's go down to the tropics.
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this is looking more organized than it was yesterday. sustained winds of 65 miles per hour. it will travel up close to bermuda and come close to the delmarva coastline and the new england coast line. the timing will be tricky. warm, humid, high temperature in the upper 80's here home. scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. watch for lightning if you take the boat out. one to two feet.two fe 20% chance for a shower or thunderstorm tomorrow with a high temperature near 90. another system comes in on saturday night and sunday.
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that will kick the hurricane off the coast. highs in the 70's next week. >> the invitations are finally out. outpulls next press event is next week -- apple's next press event is next week. september 12 is casting a shadow in the shape of a 5. many people are speculating that the new iphone will be released. several other companies are expected to introduce an onslaught of new smartphones and tablets. we have details.
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>> the smartphones war has basically been the iphones against the android. microsoft has a new windows 8 operating system powering a new line of smartphones powered by nokia. phone inn't have a hit the smartphones page. that is what they hope this phone will be. >> nokia and microsoft are after users they can lure from the competition. >> the los hanging fruit -- the lowest hanging fruit on the blackberry user.
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>> they will try to make the battle into a three-sided battle. >> apple shares rallied. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning. >> the u.s. government is still bleeding money. the national debt just hit $16 trillion for the first time ever. the debt was about $6 trillion 10 years ago. hurting demand for express packages for fedex. fedex is considered an economic bellwether.
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futures pointing to a lower start today. most stocks were lower on late dismal manufacturing report. apple's shares giving the nasdaq -- it was higher for the day. the company sent out invitations and day looks like this with a big 12. they are expected to unveil a new iphone. apple could sell as many as 10 million by the end of september. apple is the world's most valuable company by market value. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> account users may have been subject to a hack attacks. >> 12 million apple accounts were infiltrated.
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the fbi said it did not happen. you can double your deal at starbucks. >> thank you, jane. >> 77 degrees on tv hill. a record number of passengers at a third marshall airport. --thurgood marshall airport. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. now that the orioles are in first place, will you be going to more games at camden yards in the final month of the season? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> a new record for passenger traffic at bwi thurgood marshall airport.
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that beats the record in july by more than 17,000 passengers. so >> off last served more than 1.2 million passengers in july alone -- southwest served more than 1.2 million passengers in july. >> the governor speaks at the democratic national convention. details are next. >> a maryland lawmaker is speaking out about a new ad campaign. >> there are a few rain showers this morning. we will take the forecast to the weekend in just a few minutes. >> there is a probly
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> greetings from maryland. >> the governor addressed the democratic national convention on opening night. >> we will look at how was speech whenent. good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. forecast.heck the >> it is an uncomfortable and disgusting. the dew points are in the low to mid 70's. it will take another 24 hours for that stuff to move off the
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coast. the forecast is basically the same as yesterday. we will see some scattered thunderstorms develop and some could drop some locally heavy amounts of rain. a high near 87. it will stay warm but if you're a fan of autumn weather, i have something for you in the seven- day forecast. >> traffic is looking pretty good this morning. one problem in harford county at old philadelphia road. watch for possible lane closures. monument street is closed near patterson park. that is for the sinkhole. the major roadways are checking out ok. six minutes on 95 northbound between 100 and the beltway as you heading towards baltimore.
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no delays at this early hour. 95 and mountain road is looking good. this is 70 at 29 in howard county. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> maryland governor martin o'malley sets the stage for the democratic national convention. >> jennifer franciotti is live in baltimore with a look of how our governor appeared before the nation. >> one analyst says he gets a passing grade for his speech last night and said it was better than his speech back in 2004. walkedr martin o'malley out on stage to a career -- to wait cheering crowd. >> greeting from maryland, home
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to the number-one public school system in america for four years in a row. >> the governor said the country needs to move forward by reelecting president obama for another term. we watched with day analyst. >> he speaks very laid-back. he showed tonight he can be animated. tomaryland always chooses move forward. we understand that progress is a choice. job creation is a choice. whether we move forward or back, this, too, is a choice and that is what this election is all about. >> during his speech, he talked about his grandparents' immigration to america. he and the size that president obama would guarantee medicare, make college more affordable,
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and create jobs in the public sector. >> i would give thim a b-plua, an a-minus. hes >> isn't the first time has spoken at the democratic national convention. he was mayor of baltimore and was introduced as a bright start of the democratic party. he spoke about a homeland security but some said his speech was too over the top. >> oh, my friends, to govern is to choose. >> the governor talked a lot about moving forward, something he's trying to do after comments
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that our country is not better than it was four years ago. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> for more coverage of the democratic national convention, download our smart phone app. you can read more about the speakers on our website, wbaltv.com. >> same-sex marriage is one of the themes of the dnc. a maryland delegate is taking exception to a new campaign supporting the issue. he refers to an e-mail that advertised a raffle and two tickets to the ravens season opener as part of a fundraiser. he asked the ravens owner to step in. "many are aghast that a member of the ravens football team
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would step into this controversial divide and try to sway opinion." "the fight is not about same-sex marriage or equal rights for women. the fight is about the quality for all." >> i believe we should be doing everything we can to make maryland families stronger. >> voters will have the final say on this issue in maryland. >> another woman has come forward in the sexual harassment case against john leopold. carla sagerholm describes herself as an employee in leopold's office. he has been sued for sexual
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harassment. says it was degrading to be the subject of people's sexual talk and to be the brunt of their jokes. he faces criminal charges for allegedly misusing his security detail. jury deliberations resume in a murder at towson town center. two people are charged in the shooting death at the mall. two other men are charged in that case. >> 76 degrees on tv hill. nice to hear about the positive benefits of our morning cup of coffee. >> starting your day with coffee can help relieve some pain.
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>> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. it is all about the orioles. now that the orioles are in first place, will you be going to more games at camden yards in the final month of the season? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> we have a problem spot on 95 g
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>> welcome back. 79 degrees downtown. it is warm and muggy. temperature will soar close to 90 this afternoon. a few light rain showers.
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you should probably take an umbrella with you just in case. some stronger thunderstorms could develop this afternoon. the further we go into the day, the better the chance you will see a few thunderstorms pop-up. they will be hit and miss. there could be an inch of rain. high temperature of 87 degrees. we will come back and take the forecast into the weekend. >> not all obese people are at increased risk of developing chronic diseases. >> researchers have discovered a subset of obese people to have a higher level of fitness. this group had a 30% lower risk of death. that number is similar to that
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of healthy people with normal way eight. >> drinking coffee could help prevent neck and shoulder pain caused by long hours in front of a computer. both groups reported discomfort. those who consumed coffee had less pain than those who did not. >> we should be feeling no pain. 5:41. 77 degrees on tv hill. keith mills has highlights from the orioles' win later in sports. >> baltimore is getting ready to celebrate its oldest holiday. details after the break.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have picked up a disabled vehicle on northbound 95 blocking one right lane of the fort mchenry tunnel. in harford county, old philadelphia road, we have a crash. 795 is at 64 miles per hour near owings mills boulevard. 59 on the outer loop. 95 in howard county, 67 miles per hour heading south towards the capital beltway. 95 at mountain road is looking good. this is 70 at 29 in howard county.
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no delays to speak of. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we go to kurt kronke with the and tsa. >> good morning. a couple of diversions on the buses. the 35 bus is diverting at monument and patterson park appeared the 51 and 91 buses are not going into rogers station because of construction. mark trains operating on schedule. updates are available on demand by phone and afternoons at 410- 500-4444. that is 410-500-4444. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have some better news in the seven day forecast. first let's say good morning to
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ava marie. she is down at fort mchenry. i understand there is a holiday coming up. >> it is celebrate when we fought off the british. i'm here with ranger fince vince. what a beautiful sight. >> we're not going to wait for defenders day which is coming up this weekend. >> it kicks off on friday at federal hill. >> 6:00 on a federal help. we are firing a cannon -- 6:00 on a federal hill. on saturday, everything moves to fort mchenry. >> there will be a parade and a
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cannon being fired. >> we will fire everything. >> then everything comes to fort mchenry on saturday and the pride of baltimore is backed. our own tall ship will be docked and you can go on it. we will have a guest office, new books, firing cannons, muskets, people dressed as myself. paper dolls, wooden muskets. then saturday evening, we have the big evening program and that will have united states naval academy band. it doesn't get any better. fireworks, man, fireworks.
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>> a lot of costumes. >> beautiful. >> the pride of baltimore will be in the harbor. back to tony in the weather center. right now it is a little spooky. >> ranger advvince scare all of the ghosts away. i feel like i have to talk faster. kind of a letdown after ranger vince. it is humid out there and some fog and mist. a very tropical field to the atmosphere. what is left of isaac is moving through new york state and
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dragging a cold front through western maryland. a couple sprinkles in baltimore county and harford county and stuff in the mountains. this will pick up in coverage as we move into the afternoon. hit and miss thunderstorms will develop. probably a good idea to take an umbrella with you. an update on the tropics. a tropical storm with 65 mile per hour winds. it will come pretty close to the east coast of the united states. we'll be tracking it for you. maybe a couple of rain showers this morning. scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. high temperature between 84 and 89. it will get warmup the next
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couple of days. 20% chance for a shower on thursday and friday. high temperature near 90. scattered storms on saturday night and sunday. that will kick leslie off the coast and give was a nice touch of autumn with overnight lows into the 50's. >> 5:50. marked reynolds does it again as the orioles swing into it first- place tie with the yankees. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what's pretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verizon. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you present it. verizon.
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more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined. >> good morning appeared the orioles won their seventh six games of the year and they blow out the blue jays 12-0 and they are tied for first place with the yankees. for the first time in 16 years,
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the orioles aren't first place in september, tied with the yankees. the game was scoreless in the fifth inning. three-run home run for mark reynolds. the rout was on. uck.roof got stoc then the game resumed. j.j. hardy up the middle skort'' nick markakis. 7-0 orioles. they would score five more times in the eighth inning. 12-0 was the final perry sack britain was dominant. the orioles are tied for first in the american league east. beat the yankees again. robinson cano, a home run number
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29. freddy garcia could not hold it for the yankees. 2-run home run. the rays win 5-2. the orioles and yankees are tied. the pennant race is here and the yankees are coming to baltimore tomorrow. the ravens start putting in their game plan against the bengals. it looks like it would not happen without bryant mckinnie who tweeted that i am gone. he was referring to a restructuring of its contract. a new deal has been made and he will start at tackle. it is feeding the orioles will battle for first place. cal
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ripken will be honored. >> stick around. >> this morning we asked -- now that the orioles are in first place, will you be going to more games at camden yards in the final month of the season? if you can get tickets. >> keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. do you think attendance will go up? >> big crowds are ready this weekend with the yankees. >> will wear orange again tomorrow - will we wear orange again tomorrow?
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>> as long as they keep winning. >> bill clinton is on tap to speak at the democratic national convention tonight. the party hopes he can help out in november. >> a judge is in hot water.
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>> a passionate plea to reelect the president. democrats heard from michelle obama last night. >> they also heard from in